Duane L Gill
Jul 19, 1935 - Aug 21, 2012
Posted by Janet Laubhan Flickinger
Gill, Duane, 77, passed away Sunday, October 21st, 2012 in Norman, Oklahoma.
He was born June
19th, 1935 in Norman, Oklahoma to Horace "Sam" and Charlotte (Barber) Gill. He
was united in marriage on April 14, 1961 in Norman to Juanita Baker.
Duane enlisted in the United States Navy when he was 17 and switched to the Air Force four years later. He retired from the Armed Forces in 1973 after 20 years of service and began work in Civil Service at Tinker AFB as a warehouse support technician. Duane retired from Tinker in 2001. During his retirement years, his love for people led him to become a Walmart greeter. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church since 1973 and volunteered for the Union Baptist Mission Builders, traveling to places like Idaho and South Dakota but most often to Camp Barnabus in Missouri. He enjoyed camping, fishing, playing Uno with his family and coffee with the Geezer's at Braums.
Duane is survived by his wife, Juanita Gill of the home; daughters, Kelly Gill of Norman, Sandra Carpenter of Coppell, TX, and Karen Booze and husband Chuck of Norman; brothers, Harold Gill and his twin, Wayne Gill and sisters, Mary Meyer and Naomi Snowdon and husband Art all of Norman; grandchildren, Kendall Carpenter, Mykayla Booze, Addysen Booze and Trinity Booze; and siblings-in-law, Jerry and Jan Baker of Ardmore, OK.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his
brother, Merle Gill; brother-in-law, Al Meyer and sisters-in-law, Betty Gill and
Visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23, 2012 with the family greeting friends from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Havenbrook Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church, 1717 W. Lindsey of Norman with interment following in Sunset Memorial Park.
Arrangements for Duane and his family have been placed in the care of the Vice Family at the Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman.
Online condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com
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